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Coaching and mentoring


Coaching and mentoring are positive and proven approaches to personal development. They use one-to-one discussions to help individuals to improve their performance and achieve specific career and work-based aims.

Coaches and mentors use a similar approach and skills. Mentors are usually more experienced colleagues who use their greater knowledge to provide guidance and advice, while coaches do not tend to offer advice, and do not need to have had first-hand experience in a coachee’s line of work. Instead they use powerful questions and active listening to help coachees to shape their own solutions.

Coaching conversations

The aim of this two day course is to demonstrate the value that coaching skills can bring to any conversation and to equip individuals with the skills and confidence to use these skills in everyday work life situations.

Mentoring skills

Mentoring is a positive and proven approach for helping others to explore specific issues, goals and ambitions and support them to achieve their aims. The aim of this half day workshop is to equip individuals with the skills and confidence to provide effective mentoring to colleagues; it is a prerequisite for those wishing to be a part of the College's internal mentoring pool.

Mentoring and cultural awareness

This workshop explores the impact of cultural differences in mentoring relationships.


Coaching and Mentoring Network

Please also see our page which contains information on our Coaching and Mentoring Networks


Upcoming events

Feb - Mar   12   2020

Coaching conversations

This is a 2 day course - Day 1: 12 February 9:30-16:30 and Day 2: 12 March 9:30-16:30